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overstep

o·ver·step

overstep

 
pronunciation:
o vr step
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: overstepped, overstepping, oversteps
definition: to exceed (a boundary or limit).
He overstepped his authority as a referee by trying to cancel the game.
similar words:
overreach, overrun
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